The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama

1983, Drama
Still strong at the age of 69, Orin (Sumiko Sakamoto) prepares herself for an inevitable yet frightening ritual. In her village, where food is scarce, life is harsh and people are desperate and cruel. Anyone who lives for 70 years is hauled to the mountaintop by their children and left to die in the dead of winter. Orin is prepared to accept her fate, but she also has one last, all-important task -- she must find a suitable wife for her son, Tatsuhei (Ken Ogata).
Rotten Tomatoes ® Scores

Not currently showing

  • Thu 23
  • Fri 24
  • Sat 25
  • Sun 26
  • Mon 27
  • Tue 28
  • Wed 29
  • Thu 30
  • Fri 31
  • Sat 1
  • Sun 2
  • Mon 3
  • Tue 4
  • Wed 5